Monthly bulletin | New sessions of Italian Wine Scholar Online Units 1 & 2 start soon
Complete both units to earn your IWS post-nominal.
JUNE 2020 | NEWS & UPDATES
Don't miss upcoming online sessions of Italian Wine Scholar Units 1 & 2!
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN | ITALIAN WINE SCHOLARONLINE
Join acclaimed wine educatorAlan Tardionline to expand your knowledge of Italian wine. Complete Units 1 and 2 in any order to earn your IWS post-nominal.
Unit 1: The Wines of Northern Italy Intensive 5 weeks | Instructor-led | Online Begins June 26
Unit 2: The Wines of Southern & Central Italy 15 weeks | Instructor-led | Online Begins June 29
BLOG | WINE TRENDS IN 2020: BURGUNDY BY THE NUMBERS
As a wine region, Burgundy embodies both the past and the future.This duality lies at theheart of modern Burgundy.
Wine writer and Wine Scholar Guild Academic Advisor Andrew Jefford takes a look at the numbers that have shaped Burgundy’s recent history and what that means for its future.
CLASSROOM LEARNING | WHERE TO STUDY
For live classroom instruction with extensive tutored tasting, find an approved program provider near you. More than 90 wine schools in 30 countries offer Wine Scholar Guild programs.
PODCAST | JANE ANSON ON BORDEAUX
Award-winning author and Decanter magazine columnist Jane Anson draws us deeper into the Bordeaux conversation and reveals what she discovered while working on her massive new book project, Inside Bordeaux, which launched May 27.
We also hear about other things in the works for the region, including experimental grapes, and how tariffs and global warming play into Bordeaux’s future.
BLOG | 5 TRENDING ITALIAN WHITE GRAPE VARIETIES
While Italian red wines still garner much of the attention, there are many outstanding white wines that deserve consideration. White wines like Soave, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi and Fiano di Avellino are already well known. But lesser-known Italian white grape varieties are also producing exciting wines worth seeking out.
See which ones are trending and the producers to look for.
MEMBER WEBINAR | THE CRUNCHY WINES OF GALICIA Wednesday, June 10, 12 pm EST
Galicia not only has an astonishing green landscape, but it produces some of the freshest and most vibrant wines in Spain.
Become a Wine Scholar Guild member to join Jonas Tofterup, MW, for a look at this wet, green corner of Spain, home to some of the steepest vineyards of the world.
More member events to come this month, including an online quiz with prizes and live panel discussion!
WSG THANKS THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR SUPPORT: